A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tamorong in Philippines on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/02/18 / 2018-02-13 15:27:39 / February 13, 2018 @ 3:27 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:27:39 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 120.3207° East, 17.3652° North, depth 61.09 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d6y3. Id of event: us2000d6y3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 61.09 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sarrat, San Nicolas, Bauang. Close country/countries that might be effected, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from San Fernando (c. 83 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Batac City (c. 53 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Vigan (c. 48 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tagudin (c. 35 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from San Nicolas (c. 34 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santa Maria (c. 28 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km WNW of Tamorong, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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